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Shocking images of our environment that will make you think twice

Love Exploring Logo By Frances Carruthers of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 25: It’s a cliché as old as time, but sometimes an image really is worth a thousand words. And that’s certainly true of these powerful environmental photographs, depicting everything from the plight of climate refugees to the technologies helping the transition to net zero emissions. Presented at the UN’s COP26 conference in Glasgow this year, these are the winning and shortlisted images from the Environmental Photographer of the Year (EPOTY) 2021, run by CIWEM and Waterbear Network in partnership with Nikon.

Our planet in peril

It’s a cliché as old as time, but sometimes an image really is worth a thousand words. And that’s certainly true of these powerful environmental photographs, depicting everything from the plight of climate refugees to the technologies helping the transition to net zero emissions. Presented at the UN’s COP26 conference in Glasgow this year, these are the winning and shortlisted images from the Environmental Photographer of the Year (EPOTY) 2021, run by CIWEM and Waterbear Network in partnership with Nikon.

© "Green barrier", Sandipani Chattopadhyay, 2021. By courtesy of the photographer and Environmental Ph...

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